13 Glenarm Walk, Bristol: a serene oasis

In the busy city of Bristol, Garden Owner, Martin Fitton has created a serene oasis. The garden, influenced by traditional Japanese gardens, transports you from the suburban to a place of peace and tranquility.

Martin discovered his passion for Japanese gardens upon a visit to Compton Acres, Dorset in 2009. In the years that followed, he set about transforming his own garden – utilising traditional Japanese planting, concepts, and designs to create the seven garden rooms which are there today.

A closer look…

After making the decision to transform his garden, Martin began his research. Using books, magazines, and online communities to help him establish and perfect his Japanese garden.

Over a decade later, Martin finds great joy walking through the garden and seeing the different areas he has created, from the zen garden to the koi pond, garden room and fire pit area.

“I get great satisfaction seeing the garden, and knowing I created it all myself” he comments. “It never fails to put a smile on my face.”

To find out more about 13 Glenarm Walk, click here.

If you enjoyed this content please consider making a donation to help us continue to support our nursing and health beneficiaries.

make a donation to support our nurses

Visit another garden

 

 

Don’t miss a thing

Sign up to hear more about gardens, events and our
activities throughout the year


By completing this form, you confirm that you are aged 18 years or over and that you are happy to receive emails from the National Garden Scheme in accordance with our Privacy Policy. We will never share your details with anyone else without your express permission.

?

Our donations for 2019

Donor 1 £185,000
Donor 2 £130,000
Donor 3 £100,000
Donor 4 £75,000
Donor 5 £85,000
Donor 6 £85,000
Donor 7 £206,208
Donor 8 £500,000
Donor 9 £500,000
Donor 10 £400,000
Donor 11 £500,000
Donor 12 £250,000